Toidi Adekambi

Editorial Board Member

School of Medicine Emory University, USA

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Biography

Toidi Adekambi has completed his PhD at the age of 32 years from Marseille University School of Medicine and postdoctoral studies from CDC and Emory University. He is research associate at Emory Vaccine Center. He discovered 6 new species of mycobacteria in different clinical context, including Mycobacterium bolletii and Mycobacterium massiliense that pose serious challenges for treatment because they are resistant to most anti-mycobacterial drugs. He has published more than 30 papers in reputed journals with 1500+ citations and is serving as an editorial board member of Dataset Papers in Science.

Research Interest

Extensive medical evaluation and direct detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) bacteria in patients’ sputum and polychromatic flow cytometry to evaluate the expression of immune activation (CD38 and HLA-DR) and intracellular proliferation (Ki-67) markers in Mtb-specific IFN-g + CD4+ T cells from patients with asymptomatic latent Mtb infection, active disease, and those undergoing treatment.

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